shrinking memory consumptions

Jens Axboe olpc-devel at
Mon Apr 2 02:41:04 EDT 2007

On Sun, Apr 01 2007, Ivan Krstić wrote:
> Jens Axboe wrote:
> > I'll push this patch locally upstream as well, perhaps we can use it
> > meanwhile. 150kb is quite a bit of memory, when all you have is 128MiB
> Thanks for your work on this. Despite Jim's (correct) warning that there
> is lower-hanging fruit, it's savings like these that quickly add up to
> substantial numbers. We are helped quite a bit by the decision to ship

Yeah, I think so too.

> with 256 MB of RAM in the production machines.

That is definitely a good thing, but the leaner we can make it on the
B2, the more RAM for real work will be left on the B3 and newer machines

Jens Axboe

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